AmCham Bulgaria Hosts The AmChams in Europe Best Practice Conference 2022 in Sofia

Bulgaria welcomes thirty seven representatives of twenty six American Chambers in Europe and Eurasia at a four-day conference to discuss the development of the AmChams in Europe – one of the largest business networks globally.

AmCham Bulgaria won the hosting of this event back in 2019 competing with other peers with a proposal to present a mix of great venues and content with added value that represent best the innovation community and cultural heritage of Bulgaria.

The AmChams in Europe will represented by Susan Danger, Chair, Ajsa Vodnik, Vice Chair and Secretariat Lead, and members of its Executive Committee. They will be welcomed by Olivier Marquette, AmCham Bulgaria President.

“Hosting such a great conference is an unique opportunity for any of the 46 member-chambers. AmCham Bulgaria is both proud and thankful to the AmChams in Europe for the  selection of our application back in 2019, and to support it for almost three years during the CoVid-19 pandemics. Our chamber and team put extra efforts to organize it, but most importantly – to represent Bulgaria) to this distinguished international community of like-minded people,” commented Olivier Marquette, AmCham Bulgaria President.

I am delighted that the exceptional AmCham Bulgaria team is hosting us. They are known for their dedication and hospitality. It is nice to meet colleagues from all around Europe joined in a friendly and unifying spirit; these are moments for inspiration and shared values,” Ajsa Vodnik, Vice Chair of AmChams in Europe and CEO of AmCham Slovenia.

The program of the conference includes major events such as a special presentation of INSAIT – the Institute for Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence at Sofia University, AmChampion Awards Awarding Ceremony and Gala Dinner – to acknowledge the most active and engaging members of AmCham Bulgaria, and many internal sessions that aim to exchange best practices, to share experience, to award the Creative Network Awards, and to increase the interconnection between its members.

About AmChams in Europe

Established in 1963, AmChams in Europe serves as the umbrella organization for 46 American Chambers of Commerce (AmChams) from 44 countries throughout Europe and Eurasia.

We represent the interests of more than 17,000 American and European companies employing 20 million workers – account for more than $ 1.1 trillion in investment on both sides of the Atlantic.

Its Mission is to develop and support a network of AmChams across the wider European area committed to:

  • The exchange of best practices among member AmChams
  • Strengthening the “AmCham” brand throughout Europe and the U.S.
  • Providing a forum for discussion, debate, and where necessary, representation on issues relevant to the European and transatlantic business environment.
  • Promoting the importance of the transatlantic economy in both Europe and the United States (U.S.).
  • Representing the interests of US investors in Europe and European companies investing in the U.S.